Discovery certificate for object 2018jkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25895 [ 2018TNSTR1874....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-05 09:42:24
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2018jkq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acsxwdi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:09:31.522 (17.3813424) DEC = +29:19:52.87 (29.3313523)
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:23:46 (JD=2458456.6831829)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-04 04:23:46
Flux: 18.939 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018jkq